Justin fields debuted this Sunday as the starter of the Chicago Bears And there’s a chance the rookie quarterback will stay in the job for another game or two.
The veteran quarterback of the Bears, Andy dalton, who was not activated this Sunday for a blow to the bone from his left knee, you could miss an additional week or two depending on how quickly you recover, league sources told ESPN.
Dalton have a blow to the bone where the femur and tibia meet, according to one source. Dalton had no cartilage or ligament damage and does not require surgery, but its return will be determined by how quickly the blow to the bone.
The Bears they have not placed Dalton on injured reserve, forcing the 11-year veteran to miss at least three games. There is hope within the organization that Dalton He’ll be back before that three-game period.
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The head coach of the Bears, Matt Nagy, said last week that Dalton would still be the owner of Chicago when you are healthy. The franchise entered the season planning to stay with Dalton as much as possible, allowing Fields have time to grow during your rookie year.
Fields, To who Chicago Drafted with the No. 11 overall pick in this year’s draft, he indicated Wednesday that he was ready to start against the Browns, noting that he has been “preparing for this moment for a long time.”
Dalton, who turns 34 next month, suffered the knee injury last Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals after falling awkwardly onto the bench at Chicago after a getaway overland. His knee appeared to buckle and the three-time Pro Bowler immediately pointed at Fields to enter the game.
Fields he completed six of 13 passes for 60 yards with an interception and rushed 10 times for 31 yards against the Bengals. He threw two passes, both completed, in the Week 1 loss to the Los Angeles Rams.